Essay On Michael Jordan

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Michael Jordan excelled at being a professional basketball player. But that is not the only thing he excelled at but he also excelled at being a Olympic athlete, business person, and actor.All of these things made Michael Jordan the successful person he is today. Michael Jordan was was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York. Michael Jordan left the University of North Carolina after his junior year so that he could pursue his dream of going to the NBA. He was later drafted by the Chicago Bulls to help the team go to the playoffs. In 1984 Michael Jordan received the NBA Rookie of the Year Award and five regular season MVPs and three All Star MVPs. Jordan became the best player in the NBA. After Jordan became the best in the league…show more content…
Jordan is involved in a number of business ventures, including several restaurants. Michael Jordan has a lot of success. Michael Jordan qualified for forbes list of billionaires. Nike paid Jordan $480 million between 2000 and 2012.He received $18 million from Gatorade, $14 million each from Hanes and Upper Deck, and $10.6 million from fragrance company XEL. Jordan own most of the charlotte basketball team which is worth 725 million. Not only is Michael jordan the best basketball player, but he is also a great motivational speaker. For example he said “I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” I will apply this to my life because when I start baseball season and I am struggling in either hitting or fielding I will just think of Michael jordan quote.Whatever I am doing in my mechanics needs to be changed because I am failing, but once I change my mechanics I will succeed. Another quote that he said was that “ some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it

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